Assets under management of Asia Pacific exchange-traded products increased by USD1.1bn last week and ended at USD114.2bn, according to Deutsche Bank.
On a year-to-date basis, Asia Pacific ETP market is up by USD22.7bn or 24.8 per cent above last year’s closing.
Asia Pacific ETP turnover totalled USD4.5bn for last week, 28.1 per cent down from the previous week’s total.
South Korea continued to be on top of the turnover ranking with USD1.9bn, followed by China (USD1.2bn), Hong Kong (USD0.6bn), Japan (USD0.6bn), and Taiwan (USD0.1bn).
Among equity ETFs, emerging country, leveraged strategy, Asia Pac developed country, and short strategy ETFs had total turnover of USD2bn, USD1bn, USD0.7bn, and USD0.5bn respectively.
Under the commodity asset class, turnover in gold ETPs totalled USD82m for the last week.